Enormously useful as they are, swine have not been universally adored. The history of pigs is a tale of love and loathing. As long as pigs have existed, people have weighed their hunger for meat against worries about how the animals lived and what they ate. And today, we have just as much reason to worry about how pigs are living.
Ghana has long had a popular local confectionery, Golden Tree chocolate. Why not, as it's an integral centre of the cocoa industry? What's special about Golden Tree, however, is that it doesn't melt despite the year-long heat. So how does a Ghanaian company do it? The global chocolate industry, whose is expected to climb to nearly US$100-billion by 2016, would dearly love to know.